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December 1, Saturday

Footnote

3:00 and 8:00 PM, Dana Auditorium

In this surprisingly lively peek into the pettiness of academic rivalry, a professor of Talmudic studies must confront his jealousy when his scholarly son beats him out for a coveted prize. “Joseph Cedar shifts sympathies back and forth as frequently as he changes tone from jokey to bitter, skewering ivory tower blindness with some wit and, just occasionally, emotion”—Variety. Israeli film; in Hebrew with English subtitles. Sponsored by the Hirschfield International Film Series. Free

 

 

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December 1, Saturday

The Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble
Dick Forman, director

8:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Middlebury’s Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble continues to celebrate the concept that “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing,” with a program of contemporary jazz compositions and some of the best music of the swing era. Sponsored by the Department of Music. Free

Photo Brett Simison

 

 
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December 5, Wednesday

Original Student Compositions

8:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Student musicians in Su Tan’s class present their new works after a semester of creative study. Sponsored by the Department of Music. Free

 

 

 

 

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December 7, Friday

Jeremy Williams '12.5, guitar

7:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

For his senior work, Jeremy Williams set out to merge classical tonalities with folk form and instrumentation by applying tenets of voice leading and key relationships to contemporary songwriting.  For this performance, he will play a selection of original compositions interspersed with songs by modern folk artists. Sponsored by the Department of Music. Free




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*POSTPONED*

December 7, Friday*

Catherine Charnov '13, vocalist

Cynthia Huard, piano

8:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Senior vocal recital, sponsored by the Department of Music. Free

*This concert has been rescheduled for April 20, 2013.


 

 

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December 8, Saturday

Vocal Recital

8:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Students of Carol Christensen, Susanne Peck, and Beth Thompson cap off a semester of vocal study with an evening of songs and arias. Sponsored by the Department of Music. Free

Pictured: Katie Dunleavy '12 and Julianne Wieboldt '14; pianist Timothy Guiles


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*Please note revised time!
December 9, Sunday

Kizuna Piano Quartet

Jennie Kim ‘13, violin
Matt Weinert-Stein ‘14, viola
Grace Bell ’13, cello
Olivia Lau ‘14, piano

2:00 PM,* Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

The Kizuna Piano Quartet will be performing Dvorak’s Piano Quartet op. 23 no. 1 for their independent music project. Samantha Lee ’13 will be playing unaccompanied Bach Sonata no. 2 in A minor for solo violin. Free
*Please note this concert was previously listed at 3:00 PNM, but has been changed to 2:00 PM.

 

 
 
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December 9, Sunday

Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas

4:00 and 7:00 PM, Mead Memorial Chapel

Modeled after the long-standing European tradition, this annual program includes Bible readings of Advent and Christmas and carols for choir, organ, and congregation. Each service is preceded by performances on the chapel carillon. Laurel Jordan, chaplain; Middlebury College Chapel Choir, Jeffrey Buettner, director; Emory Fanning, organ. Free

 

 

 

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December 12, Wednesday

Middlebury Wind Ensemble

7:00 PM, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Approximately 40 members from mostly Addison County draw from classical wind ensemble and concert band repertoire. Music of the season will be a part of the concert. Sponsored by the Department of Music. Free

 

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